Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and eat a meal. Between food allergies and special diets, this has become increasingly difficult. Last year I did a series of posts on the topic of special diets and the holidays and this is the wrap up for Thanksgiving.

The recipes that I link to here will allow you to feed a vegan guest everything but turkey. There is a vegan dressing option, a vegan mashed potatoes, vegan sweet potatoes, vegan cranberry sauce (which should always be vegan, but may not be), vegan pumpkin cheesecake and vegan apple tart. All of these items are gluten-free dairy-free egg-free soy-free tree-nut free peanut-free corn-free and of course free of fish and shellfish. Unless your bread contains seeds like flax or sesame this dinner is also seed free and by obtaining a citrus-free cranberry sauce the meal is citrus-free.

I am quite sure your vegan guests will be stuffed. And you will only be making one small accomodation on the stuffing.

You can offer vegan gravy or tofurky (carefully segregated as this stuff is full of gluten) as well. What I would suggest is that you have your vegan guests bring their own vegan nut free gravy. Or you can use mine here

The entire meal is gluten-free dairy-free corn-free and nut-free (coconut is used in several recipes but substitutes are available). Most items are soy-free and egg-free with the exception of the pumpkin cheesecake and the

So here is my recipe for Easy No Baste Turkey

No Baste Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Corn-Free Moist Turkey with Crispy Skin

Gravy (contains turkey)

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Soy-Free Corn-Free Turkey Gravy


Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Soy-Free Nut Free Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing with Vegan Option!

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Fast Foolproof Vegan Sour-Cream Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Gluten-Free Nut-Free Easy Vegan Sweet Potatoes

Apple Tart

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Corn-Free Nut-Free Vegan Apple Slice Dessert

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Nut-Free Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake

I also add a salad, green beans, or peas and store bought cranberry sauce. The cranberry syrup recipe below can be made thicker (less water) and will also serve as a cranberry sauce if you want something really bright and fresh.

If you have overnight guests as well you may want to try these recipes for breakfast since then you have two meals to deal with. So you may want to try

Pumpkin Pancakes

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Corn-Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Cranberry Syrup

Gluten-Free Vegan Low Sugar Cranberry Syrup

Happy Thanksgiving!